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Created in Conflict: British Soldier Art from the Crimean War to Today

Challenging perceptions about war and behaviour; presenting a new dimension to soldiers’ experience, creativity and skills.

Created in partnership with the National Army Museum, this exhibition will showcase the incredible resourcefulness and diversity of artwork made by British Armed Forces personnel. With important loans from the V&A, the Imperial War Museum, and the Museum of Military Medicine, the exhibition will feature a rich variety of resonant items including tankards made by soldiers in the trenches during World War I, game pieces carved by Prisoners of War during World War II, and toys and quilts made by convalescing soldiers.

Addressing a broad time period, Created in Conflict: British Soldier Art from the Crimean War to Today will consider the enduring questions raised by war, including ways of keeping in touch with home, patriotism, loyalty and the treatment of veterans. Throughout the exhibition paintings, photographs and insightful collaborations between veterans and contemporary artists will reflect the power of artworks to make us feel both better and worse about war.

FREE entry for members.

 


Schedule

Date Time
Friday 20th April11.00am to 5.00pm
Saturday 21st April11.00am to 5.00pm
Sunday 22nd April11.00am to 5.00pm
Tuesday 24th April11.00am to 5.00pm
Wednesday 25th April11.00am to 5.00pm
Thursday 26th April11.00am to 5.00pm
Friday 27th April11.00am to 5.00pm
Saturday 28th April11.00am to 5.00pm
Sunday 29th April11.00am to 5.00pm
Tuesday 1st May11.00am to 5.00pm
Wednesday 2nd May11.00am to 5.00pm
Thursday 3rd May11.00am to 5.00pm
Friday 4th May11.00am to 5.00pm
Saturday 5th May11.00am to 5.00pm
Sunday 6th May11.00am to 5.00pm

Contact information and location

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Compton Verney Art Gallery and Park, Compton Verney, Warwickshire, CV35 9HZ

Tel: 01926 645 500
Email: Click here to email Created in Conflict: British Soldier Art from the Crimean War to Today

Website: http://www.comptonverney.org.uk/thing-to-do/created-conflict

Contact Information

Tel: 01926 645 500
Email: info@comptonverney.org.uk

Prices

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Free For Members

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